WASD has built a strong network of researchers, policy makers, educators, consultants and employers from all parts of the world to exchange knowledge and experience and discuss current developments and challenges. This directory can be used to help find, support and collaborate with experts from the WASD network. Interested in joining the WASD expert directory? Complete the application form. Please check your details in our directory after 48 hrs and if you can not find your name, please contact the directory coordinator at admin@wasd.org.uk. You can also join the expert directories of our sister organisations: Middle Eastern Knowledge Economy Institute (MEKEI) and Sudan Knowledge (SK).

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Dr. Amani Abaza

Assistant Professor

Dr Amani Abaza is an Assistant Professor of Microbiology at the High Institute of Public Health, Alexandria University. This unique institution in the Middle East offers postgraduate degrees in the areas of Public Health.…

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Dr. Randolf Cooper


Randolf Cooper is the Dean, Royal Docks Business and Law School at the University of East London. He is a well known leader in management services and institutional sustainability. He has personally overseen the academic restructuring at higher education institutions and his leadership posts have included Campus Director and Vice-President of Academic Affairs. …

Dr. Mahadeo Andhale

Assistant Professor

Dr. Mahadeo Andhale completed his Masters and MPhil from the University of Pune. He was awarded PhD from the University of Mumbai in 2007. He has presented several research papers on the application of INAA technique in various National conferences and has international research papers to his credit.…

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Dr. Sultan Mohammed Faheem

Assistant Professor

Dr. Sultan Mohammed Faheem is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Biotechnology, Manipal University Dubai Campus, UAE. After completing his master’s degree in Life sciences from University of Hyderabad, India, He further persuaded his studies in Biotechnology and obtained MTech in Biotechnology from Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, Hyderabad, India.…

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Dr. Nicholas Andreou


Nicholas leads the Insight & Impact function at Balloon Ventures. He leads on all monitoring and evaluation, research, innovation and programme quality activities. Example projects include overseeing a randomized control trial of Balloon’s programmes in collaboration with Stanford University, and piloting a psychometric tool designed to identify high potential entrepreneurs in the informal sector alongside experts from UCL. …

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J. Kofa Torbor

Executive Director

Born October 24, 1967  in Grandcess city, Grand Kru County, Republic of Liberia. 1998 obtained Bachelor of Science Degree in Sociology with Manner in Public Administration from the University of Liberia. …

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Jamal Al-Zayer holds the position of Professor of Management at Monarch Business School Switzerland. He holds a Ph.D. in Business from the University of Texas at Austin and an MBA and Bachelor of Science from King Fahd University, Saudi Arabia.…

Fernando Yan Roxas


Fernando Yan Roxas is a researcher at Asian Institute of Management, Philippines.

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Dr. Munawwar Ali Khan

Associate Researcher

Dr. Munawwar Ali Khan is an Associate Professor of Natural Science and Public Health at the Zayed University, Dubai, United Arab Emirates. He received his PhD in 2001 from the Department of Urban Engineering at University of Tokyo, Japan.…


Assistant Professor

Rashida Mohammed Ahmed Abusin is an Assistant Professor of Weed Science, currently working as a Lecturer and a researcher of Weed Science and Plant Pathology, College of Agriculture, University of Bahri (formerly University of Juba), Khartoum, Sudan.…



Dr. Adam graduated from Queen Mary College (UOL) with a degree in physiology. After a year working in phase IV clinical trials he studied for an MSc in Nutrition at King’s College London before undertaking a PhD at the Royal London Hospital.…

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Dr. Seema Joshi

Associate Professor

Distinctions Achieved: Selected as a National Expert (2015-16) for project of Asian Productivity Organization, Tokyo on the topic Research on Aging Society and Gender Mainstreaming in Human Capital Development.…

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Ahmed Hussein Mohammed


Ahmed is regional advisor for South-South cooperation for the Arab States, Division for Arab states, Europe and CIS UNOSSC, with more than 25 years of experiences as strategic development planner, development cooperation, institutional sustainability, development effectiveness and coordination and resources mobilization.…



Assistant Professor

Amani Hamad Eltayeb Hamad is an Assistant Professor at the College of Agricultural Studies, Sudan University of Science and Technology, Khartoum, Sudan. She is the Head of Department of Agronomy. She is a research member of the project “Improvement of Food Security in Semi-Arid Regions of Sudan through Management of Root Parasitic Weeds” in collaboration with Japan Science and Technology (JST), Kobe University and Sudan University of Science and Technology.

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Dr. Jyoti Navare

Associate Professor

Dr. Jyoti Navare is a Doctor of Philosophy in Risk Management (Southampton University), MBA, a Fellow of the Chartered Insurance Institute, Associate of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators and Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.…

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Prof. Mike Hobday


Mike currently researches two fields: (a) innovation in East and South East Asia; and (b) innovation management in complex products and systems (CoPS). He has industrial experience in the semiconductor industry (Texas Instruments 1969-1978), a D.Phil.…